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Horror as man is stabbed in Brixton

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 13/06/2021 Leah Sinclair
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Detectives are appealing for information after a man was stabbed and five others suffered shotgun pellet injuries in Brixton.

At 1.27am on Sunday, June, 13, officers were called to a disturbance and reports of shots fired in Ridgway Road, SW9.

Officers attended the scene along with London Ambulance Service (LAS) colleagues and found a 32-year-old man suffering stab injuries.

He has been taken to hospital where his condition has been assessed as potentially life-threatening.

The victim had also sustained shotgun pellet injuries to his legs.


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Three other men and two women were also admitted into hospital with shotgun pellet injuries, primarily to their legs.

None is in a life-threatening condition.

Four of these five self-presented at hospital and a fifth was taken to hospital by LAS from a location elsewhere in Lambeth at around 3.40am.

Police said a Section 60 order has been authorised which will remain in place until 2.30pm on Sunday, covering much of the London Borough of Lambeth.

Met officers will be working across the borough and enquiries are under way to establish the circumstances.

There has been no arrest at this early stage.

Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to call 101, ref 918/13jun. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers.

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